Everyone put your bins out, tonight’s bin night and the Trash Test Dummies are on duty! This award winning, sidesplitting, slapstick comedy, circus routine takes the household wheelie bin to new heights, and delivers a dump-truck full of hilarity!

Winners of the best Children’s presentation at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2016 and2015, and runners up for children’s choice ward 2016 the Trash Test Dummies are as full of laughs as their bins are full of surprises.

Returning from a sell out Season at the Edinburgh Fringe with rave reviews, this award winning, sidesplitting slapstick comedy routine takes the household wheelie bin to new heights, and delivers a dump-truck full of hilarity!

Nominees of the 2015 Perth Fringe World Circus Award, and winners of the Gas works Circus Showdown 2014, the Trash Test Dummies is a family friendly, circus comedy show like no other. 

Leigh Rhodes, Thomas McDonald and Amy Nightingale-Olsen are highly skilled circus performers that can trash talk with the best of them. These dexterous dummies take the audience on a journey into their playful imagination, where they invite them to take a fresh look at the humble household wheelie bin.

Three men took to the stage with their wheelie bins, what happened next blew our minds

The Funny Tonne

Circus and acrobatic show perfect for families

Edinburgh Festival For Kids

Delightfully intelligent, highly entertaining

Herald Sun

Dungeree’d Dummies from down under create an adventure playground out of dustbins.

The Herald Scotland

Melbourne International Comedy Festival
VIC 2020

Brisbane Festival
QLD 2019

Adelaide Festival Centre
SA 2019

Taranaki Performing Arts Festival
NZ 2019

Brighton Fringe Festival
UK 2019

London Underbelly Festival
UK 2019

Riverside Theatres
NSW 2019

Perth FRINGE WORLD Festival
WA 2019

Ringwood Spiegeltent Festival
VIC 2019

Joondalup Festival,
WA 2019

Geelong Performing Arts Centre
VIC 2018

Kaifen Clown Festival
China 2018

Mooroolbark Community Centre
Vic 2018

Kabloom Festival of Flowers
Vic 2018

Fringe World Festival
WA 2018

Children’s theatre season, Pittsburgh
USA 2017

Eden Court, Inverness, Scotland
UK 2017

New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth
UK 2017

Venue Cymru, Wales
UK 2017

Canterbury Festival
Canterbury UK 2017

The lighthouse Theatre 
Poole UK 2017

Pavilion Theatre
Dublin Ireland 2017

Siamsa Tire Teo
Tralee Ireland 2017

Lime Tree Theatre
Limerick, Ireland 2017

Busan International Comedy Festival
South Korea 2017

Melbourne Fringe Festival
VIC 2017

Underbelly’s Circus Hub
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017

Artour Tour Regional QLD
17 Venues across the state 2017

New Zealand Regional Tour

Kyneton Town Hall

Gasworks Arts Park, Melbourne 
VIC 2016

Artyfarty kids fest

Darebin Kite festival
VIC 2016

Drum Theatre Dandenong
VIC 2016

Mullumbimby Circus Festival
NSW 2016

Empire Theatre Toowoomba
QLD 2016

Gold Coast Performing Arts Centre
NSW 2016

Underbelly’s Festival Hong Kong
Hong Kong 2016

Woodford Folk festival
QLD 2016

The Garden of Unearthly Delights
Adelaide Fringe 2016

Underbelly’s Circus Hub
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016

Underbelly’s Wonder Ground Festival
London, UK 2016

Ararat Performing Arts Centre
Ararat 2016

Festival 4 Kids Warrnambool 
VIC 2016

Shows on the Go
21 regional towns across Western Australia 2016




Sydney Town Hall
Sydney Comedy Festival 2016

The Herald Theatre, Auckland Live
Auckland New Zealand 2016

National Folk Festival
Canberra 2016

Bahrain International Circuit
Bahrain 2015

Shanghai International Comedy Festival
China 2015

The Garden of Unearthly Delights
Adelaide Fringe 2015

Underbelly’s Circus Hub, Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Woodford Folk festival

Roola Boola Kids Fest
Melbourne 2015

Kingston Arts Centre
Melbourne 2015

Melbourne Town Hall
Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2015

Adelaide Fringe 2014

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne International Comedy Festival
VIC 2014


Geelong Performing Arts Centre

6th February 2021

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